Shaikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, made the announcement as he inaugurated the Mohammed bin Rashid Tower.
Acting on the directives from the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, gave orders to name the tallest building in Abu Dhabi City after His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Shaikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, made the announcement as he inaugurated the Mohammed bin Rashid Tower, in a ceremony to mark the UAE Flag Day in the presence of Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Shaikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, and a number of senior officials.
Shaikh Hazza said the directives of Shaikh Khalifa and the orders of General Shaikh Mohammed “reflect the strong bonds of fraternity and love among all Emiratis, and reflect the high status of Shaikh Mohammed in the UAE and internationally, with a remarkable record of achievements and foresight that had a substantial impact on the development and prosperity in the UAE.”
He added that all Emiratis take pride in this glorious national occasion as they are unified by the Flag Day celebration which coincides with the accession of Shaikh Khalifa, to presidency and rulership.
Shaikh Hazza noted that Emiratis take pride in their leader Shaikh Khalifa who continues the process of development and achievement flanked by Shaikh Mohammed and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Member and Rulers of the Emirates.
Shaikh Hazza toured the Mohammed bin Rashid Tower before ascending to the top (92nd) floor of the structure, which stands at 382 metres high, to view the city’s skyline.
The tower comprises 474 residential units and is the main feature of World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi, developed by Al Dar Properties in the heart of Abu Dhabi.